One of many two our bodies found in a former Rhode Island mayor’s residence earlier this week has been recognized as former Woonsocket Mayor Susan Menard, Rhode Island well being officers introduced.
Authorities mentioned they found two “severely decomposed” our bodies belonging to an aged man and girl inside Menard’s residence earlier this week.
Menard had been the longest-serving mayor of Woonsocket, a city of roughly 40,000 within the northern a part of Rhode Island close to the Massachusetts border, the Windfall Journal reported. She served from 1995 to 2009.
Rhode Island well being officers introduced Friday they’d recognized the second physique as Daniel Grabowski. In addition they revealed Menard’s reason behind dying as power obstructive pulmonary illness. Grabowski, officers mentioned, died of sort 2 diabetes.
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Present Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt instructed the Windfall Journal she remembered Menard as “a powerful chief” who sorted town’s senior residents.
In 2017, a center college in Woonsocket was named after Menard.
Contributing: Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY; Jack Perry, The Windfall Journal